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North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Into Sea

North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Into Sea

By Mike Fossum July 26, 2014

On the day before the 61st anniversary of the Korean War armistice, North Korea launched a short-range ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast. The missile was fired from the country’s southwest Hwanghae province on Saturday evening, and …

S. Korea Ferry Sewol Frequently Exceeded Cargo Limit

As the investigation into the sinking of the Sewol continues, it becomes clear that there is more to the ship’s sinking than an inept captain and crew. Hundreds of people are now dead or missing because of a gross violation …

Seung-Yul Noh Wins Zurich Classic On PGA Tour

On Sunday, Seung-Yul Noh won the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. At 22 years old, the South Korean native is the fourth player under the age of 25 to win on the PGA tour. He worked his way towards a …

South Korea Ferry Disaster: Prime Minister Resigns South Korea Ferry Disaster: Prime Minister Resigns

The prime minister of South Korea resigned on Sunday. The act comes amid a growing wave of criticism heaved at the Korean government over its handling of the Sewol incident and subsequent rescue efforts. Former Prime Minister Chung Hong-won said …

South Korea Ferry Disaster: Over One Hundred Dead

It has been nearly one week since the Sewol sank into waters off the southern coast of South Korea. In recent days, the death toll has risen sharply. Over a hundred bodies have been recovered thus far with many more …

Sunken South Korean Ferry’s Captain Arrested

A South Korean ferry sank off the country’s southern coast on Wednesday. Lee Joon-seok, who captained the Sewol during the tragic incident, was taken into police custody on Saturday along with two other crew members. Lee faces five separate charges, …

Ferry Sinks in South Korea Leaving Hundreds Missing

A passenger ferry sank off the coast of South Korea on Wednesday morning, leaving hundreds missing and at least six people dead. The ship flipped flipped while sinking, possibly trapping hundreds of passengers inside. According to a report from The …

South Korean Ship Sinks Into Freezing Waters

A South Korean passenger ferry sunk into the freezing waters off the nation’s southwest coast on Wednesday, according to

North Korea Drone Found on Island "a Toy"

A suspected North Korean drone was found on a border island between North and South Korea after a series of dual competing military drills. The two countries fired around two hundred shells into empty waters Monday. The Associated Press reported …

North Korea And South Korea Trade Live-Fire North Korea And South Korea Trade Live-Fire

North and South Korea exchanged hundreds of artillery shells across their western sea border on Monday. Earlier on Monday, North Korea announced it would be conducting military exercises such as live-fire drills in seven areas north of the maritime boundary. …

North Korea Fires 30 Missiles Into The Sea of Japan

Last Saturday, North Korea test-fired 30 short-range missiles off their east coast and into the Sea of Japan, according to reports from South Korea’s Joint Chief of Staff. “The missiles are estimated to have flown about 60 kilometres (37 miles),” …

Gamers Are Student Athletes at South Korean College Gamers Are Student Athletes at South Korean College

Although we’re coming around to it, there’s no doubt that places like South Korea are a little more into eSports than we are. But if a South Korean mother did happen to get a bit concerned with the amount of …

Adelina Sotnikova Wins Women’s Figure Skating Gold Adelina Sotnikova Wins Women’s Figure Skating Gold

Russian figure skater Adelina Sotnikova won the gold medal in women’s figure skating in Sochi on Thursday. The win was a minor upset for South Korea, and a record setter for Russia. Sotnikova scored an overall 224.59 points, with 149.95 …

Avoids pile-up to win first place Avoids pile-up to win first place

Li Jianrou won China its first gold medal of the Sochi Games on Thursday. Li was able to avoid a massive pile-up on the ice to take first place in the women’s short-track 500-meter speed skating event. The short-track 500-meter …

North Korea is once again issuing threats North Korea is once again issuing threats

North Korea likes to threaten the United States and South Korea; this is common knowledge. It’s their baseball. Yet, every threat from the extremely isolated nations sets off alarms, which is the case currently. As annual “Foal Eagle” join exercises …

North Korea Issues Threat over US-South Korea Drills North Korea Issues Threat over US-South Korea Drills
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North Korea is baring its teeth over upcoming U.S.-South Korea joint military exercises. On Wednesday, North Korea insisted that the two nations cancel their annual joint military drills, scheduled to begin in late February and continue into April, claiming that …

Biden tries to ease tension between China and Japan Biden tries to ease tension between China and Japan

US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Asia as tensions are escalating between China and Japan over a newly established Chinese air defense identification zone in the East China Sea. The tensions center around the tiny Senkaku Islands (known as …